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Hansard Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): of Norman origin from the Middle English and Old French personal name Ansard with prosthetic H-; from ancient Germanic ans- ‘(pagan) god’ + ward ‘guard protector’ or hard- ‘brave hardy’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tankard, Haggard, Harvard, Hansford, Bankard, Henard, Maynard, Howard

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Where is the Hansard family from?

You can see how Hansard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansard families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 55 Hansard families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hansard's in United Kingdom. Lincolnshire had the highest population of Hansard families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lorry Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hansard. 100% of Hansard men worked as a Lorry Driver and 95% of Hansard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Lorry Driver
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    95%
  • Hospital Sister
    6%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hansard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hansard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hansard. For the veterans among your Hansard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansard lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hansard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hansard in 1945 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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